• March 24, 2018

The Gilman Star: Announcements


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Wednesday 01/03/2018
Lois Finegan Celebrates 90 Years

Lois (Weber) Finegan: January 5th will be her 90th birthday so if anyone would like to send her a card she is staying at: Merkle-Knipprath, 1190 E 2900 N Rd., Clifton, IL 60927.

Posted: January 03, 2018
Wednesday 08/23/2017
Master Gardeners Will Have Monarch Butterfly Watch; Garden Walk Successful

The Ford-Iroquois County Master Gardeners had their August meeting at the Extension Office in Onarga with 13 members present. The 2017 Garden Walk in Gibson City was very successful for the group with 112 tickets sold, which was an increase over last year’s 82 tickets. The September 5 monthly mee...

Posted: August 23, 2017
Wednesday 08/16/2017
Diamond Kohl Found In Oak Lawn

Diamond Kohl, 15, the young girl whose disappearance was reported from her home at 321 N. Central in Gilman on July 28, was found Saturday at a residence in Oak Lawn. The Iroquois County Sheriff had received information that the girl was possibly at a residence in Oak Lawn. As a result the Oak La...

Posted: August 16, 2017
Friday 08/11/2017
Attempted Child Abduction Reported In Goodwine

The Iroquois County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a report of an attempted child abduction that occurred on Thursday, Aug. 10 at approximately 2:12 p.m. in Goodwin. Three juvenile females, ages 11, seven and six, were walking near the post office in Goodwine when they reported that a white va...

Posted: August 11, 2017
Wednesday 06/21/2017
Vacation Bible School Set For June 27-29

Vacation Bible School will take place 6:30-8 p.m. each evening, Tuesday-Thursday, June 27-29, at St. Peter’s Lutheran Church, 206 Garfield, Crescent City. Chairman of this event is Jill Goldenstein and she can be contacted at 815-383-9488. Children ages three years through sixth grade are invited...

Posted: June 21, 2017
The Garage Seeks Youths To Help Spruce Up Neighborhoods For One Week In July

To Pastors, Youth Leaders and Organization Sponsors: I am writing to inform you about an exciting opportunity for the youth and adults of your congregation or organization this summer. I have been the adult leader of the The Garage High School Youth Group at the Garage Community Center the past y...

Posted: June 21, 2017
Attention Sparenberg Family

The Sparenberg Family Reunion will be held on Sunday, June 25, 2017 at the Danforth Community Building.  The reunion begins at noon with a potluck dinner.  Each family member is asked to bring a covered dish to pass and a dessert.  Table service and drinks will be provided. If you have questions,...

Updated: June 21, 2017 - 10:41 am
Danforth Legion Auxiliary Will Send Three To Illini Girls State

The Danforth American Legion Auxiliary is pleased to announce that three outstanding IWHS juniors, Alondra Barajas, Rachel Carney and Sylvia Cummings, were selected to attend the 77th session of Illini Girls State. They join more than 400 young women from across the state at Eastern Illinois Univ...

Updated: June 21, 2017 - 10:42 am
Wednesday 05/17/2017
Ashkum Go-Getters To Make Blessing Bags

On Saturday, April 8, 2017, the Ashkum Go-Getters 4-H Club met at the Ashkum Catholic Church Hall. President Kayla Adams called the meeting to order. Present were 24 members, 3 Cloverbuds, 4 leaders and 12 guests. The secretary and treasurer's minutes were read and approved. The recent Perler Bea...

Posted: May 17, 2017
Wednesday 04/19/2017
Michelle Hobbs And Brenden Kemmitzer Welcome Baby Boy

Michelle Hobbs and Brenden Kemmitzer of Ludlow are parents of a baby boy, Koen Eugene Kemmitzer. Koen was born at 5:17 p.m. on April 12, at Gibson Area Hospital. He weighed six pounds, 13 ounces and was 20 inches. He was welcomed home by Farren (3).

Posted: April 19, 2017

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